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Weather Helps Beaver Creek Fire Crews

fire in Routt National Forest2Crews responding to the Beaver Creek fire caught a break with the weather yesterday, as the winds died down and temperatures fell. They were able to make progress towards controlling the fire burning 15 miles Northwest of Walden, two miles south of the Colorado Wyoming border. The estimated acreage burned has been decreased from the 7,000 acres thought to be affected yesterday, to approximately 5,400 acres today. According to a representative on the scene fire fighters are concentrating their efforts Continue reading

Learn To Be A Storm Spotter

national-weather-service-loFree storm spotter training classes are being offered in Craig and Steamboat next week. National Weather Service lead forecaster Tom Renwick will host the 2 hour classes that will provide information to participants about the proper methods of storm spotting. Renwick will be in Steamboat June 6th and in Craig on the 7th, both Continue reading

Weather Wreaks Havoc Across Colorado

CDOTAll four seasons were experienced across Colorado yesterday. In our area, high winds, rain and snow caused dangerous driving conditions and forced the closure of Colorado 14 between US-40 and Walden which compounded travel problems. On the Front Rage High winds knocked out power to several areas yesterday. The National Continue reading

Wintry Weather To Add To Snowpack This Weekend.

snow-plowWith another 4 to 8 inches of snow expected his weekend, speculation that we are getting a lot more snow than usual will continue.  Another theory is that the ongoing cold temperatures have kept the existing snowpack from melting, causing the snow to pile high and resulting in narrowed streets  and snow mountains all over town.  The fact is that both have contributed to the amount of snow on Continue reading

Rescues Highlight Snowmobile Safety

snowmobile safetyThe potential dangers and threats to your life and health, while on a snowmobile outing, have become very real following two incidents in Wyoming in the past week. One ended in tragedy with the death of a Cheyenne, Wyoming woman. The other had a happy ending when two South Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

WINTER-DRIVING-300Winter can be an especially perilous time to be on the roads. Snow, ice, fog and longer nights present challenges to drivers that can lead to crashes. People do less driving in winter, yet we have more crashes per mile driven. Some 10,780 people were killed in car crashes between December and March Continue reading

Don’t Let Water Pipes Freeze

broken_pipe2Winter weather can cause pipes to burst in your household or business plumbing.   Below are some excellent tips for avoiding costly damage. Continue reading

Protect Your Pets From Harsh Weather

snow dogThe cold weather can be just as hard on your pets as it is on you.  A few simple changes in your routine can help to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm this winter.  When walking your dog, keep wind chill in mind as Continue reading

Shadow Mountain Project Shutting Down for Winter

shadow mountain village meeting-150 editThe Shadow Mountain water project in Craig is about to shut down for the winter. While crews didn’t quite get as far along with the project as they hoped, due to weather and other minor issues, project supervisors say the work should go pretty smoothly from here on out. This week, Continue reading

Steamboat Begins Paving Projects Next Week

City-of-SteamboatThe City of Steamboat will begin its 2014 Paving Program on Monday, with completion scheduled for Continue reading